Mysuru (Mysore): Palace and Chamundi Hill

Mysuru is a city in the South of Karnataka, India and is known for its silk, sandalwood and yoga. On my two-night stopover I managed to do a whirlwind tour of Mysuru’s major attractions: Mysore Palace and Chamundi Hill. During my brief stay I was based at the... Read More

Top 3 Traveller Card Games

While travelling it is inevitable that you’ll find yourself in situations where a game of cards is required. Whether it’s passing time while on a train or plane or unwinding at happy hour after a long day of sightseeing, having these popular traveller card games in... Read More

What Makes Travelling in India and Sri Lanka so Good?

Whenever I’m asked the impossible question of “what was your favourite part of the trip?” I often resort to the answer “Well, it’s hard to say but I enjoyed Sri Lanka and India the most”. Then the follow up question is, of course, “why?”. So here I have tried to sum... Read More

Travelling by Public Bus in Sri Lanka

Due to the inexpensiveness of it all, travellers in Sri Lanka often stick to the comforts of a hired car or private tour bus, while sometimes venturing onto the infamous trains. However, if you are backpacking, moving around on a whim and want to get into the action... Read More

Cons and Scams in Sri Lanka

One of the dark points of my time travelling around Sri Lanka was the exposure I had to a number of elaborate scam attempts. While I was in Colombo and Galle I was a target. When you’re alone and clearly a tourist, the con artists come for you with their raft of... Read More

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